Best AntiMicro Alternatives in 2020

    AntiMicro is described as 'program used to map keyboard and mouse actions to gamepad/joystick buttons. It is useful for playing games with poor or no gamepad support. Its graphical interface uses a combination of the Qt and' and is a well-known app in the System & Hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to AntiMicro for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is JoyToKey. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try DS4Windows (Ryochan7 fork) or DS4Windows. Other great apps like AntiMicro are Xpadder (Paid), reWASD (Paid), InputMapper (Free) and JoyXoff (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 21, 2020

      • Windows
      JoyToKey enables you to control any softwares (e.g. browsers, games on the web, Microsoft office applications or even Windows itself) by using your favorite windows joystick!
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      Almost everyone thinks JoyToKey is a great alternative to AntiMicro.
    1. An extract anywhere program that allows you to get the best DualShock 4 experience on your PC. By emulating a Xbox 360 controller, many more games are accessible. A fork of the work of Jays2Kings. Old project website at
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    2. Xpadder simulates the keyboard and mouse using your gamepad What does Xpadder let you do?
      Some users think Xpadder is a great alternative to AntiMicro, some don't.
    3. Lets DualShock 4 controller emulate Xbox 360 controller, via USB or Bluetooth, with extra features like DS4 touchpad for mouse input, and settings like LED color bar, rumble, and input assignment with modifiers, and configuration profiles.


      Has not been updated since October 2016 and has issues with Win10.

      A forked project by Ryochan7 is actively maintained as of January 26 2019.

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    4. First and only gamepad mapper to make Xbox Elite paddles separate buttons. Works with Xbox Elite, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 controllers. It allows you to map gamepad to keyboard, mouse, and controller.
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    5. InputMapper is a DS4 (DualShock 4) input mapper that allows you to connect your PS4 gamepad to windows, wired (USB) or wirelessly (Bluetooth).
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    6. An Xbox Controller Mapper which allows you to simulate mouse and keyboard events, media functions and create process profiles individually, as well as offer the ability to turn off Xbox 360 wireless controller with very low CPU and memory usage.
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    7. A tool to change and program the mapping of your input device buttons.
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    8. Pinnacle Game Profiler allows you to emulate your keyboard and mouse with your video game controller, and otherwise customize the controller's behavior.


      The installer of the program is suspected to have a malware inside. Be careful!

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      It's a simple GUI tool to create/modify gamepad mappings for games that use SDL2 Game Controller API. Created to be an alternative to Steam Bigpicture gamepad configurator.
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